Body found wrapped in a blanket in Downtown Fresno

Fresno Police say a Downtown Bicycle officer discovered the body around 8:40 a.m. on Wednesday morning.

Police said the bicycle officer come upon what appeared to be a person sleeping on the sidewalk under a blanket -- but when the officer checked, he realized the woman was dead.

Police said the woman is Hispanic and appears to be in her late 30's. She was found on F Street and Merced Street in Downtown Fresno. Homicide detectives are involved with the investigation, but police said they do not know how the woman died.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to contact the Fresno Police Department.
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